Everyday in the Valley, thousands of people deal with food insecurity, or not having the means or access to healthy, nourishing food— a basic need St. Vincent de Paul wants to make sure no one goes without. That's why the work of people like SVdP driver Eliseo Prieto is so meaningful and important. Every morning, he gets up at the crack of dawn and drives food across the Valley from SVdP's Food Reclamation Center and central kitchen to our food pantries and dining rooms, where ingredients or hot meals are distributed daily. His work helps keep our vulnerable neighbors strong as they face the pressures of living on tight budgets or even on the street. "We all have a heart, and we need to use that heart," Eliseo says.
Thank you, Eliseo, for your dedication to our mission. SVdP is so proud of the way he and so many others go above and beyond to help our community!
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